Ruth E Schneider (INTP) has a life-long dedication to helping individuals and organizations achieve their goals. With over 25 years of experience as a manager, educator, and consultant she has a diverse combination of knowledge of motivation, personality types, problem solving, team work, productivity, innovation and interpersonal dynamics. Ruth is a graduate of Eastern Illinois University with a BA in Experimental and Clinical Psychology. She has a MS in Logistics and Organizational Science from the Air Force Institute of Technology. Ruth has also completed Post Graduate work in Executive Coaching from the College of Executive Coaching. Her experience includes managing a world-wide USAF aircraft maintenance productivity improvement program where she documenting $250M in savings over 5 years. She served as the Director of Human Resource Development for an organization of 35,000 employees where she managed a staff of 135 trainers and program managers and a $6M annual budget. She was the architect and manager of an internal management consulting organization for a 3-star General and his staff, and later became a contract innovation consultant and trainer to government agencies and private corporations. She co-founded two successful small businesses. She is certified as: A Master Innovator, a Master Practitioner, a Stress Reduction Specialist, a Diabetes Motivational Coach and a Consulting Hypnotist. As co-author of From Stressed to Best. She looks forward to continued work helping people reduce their stress so they can lead more effective and satisfying lives.
David S Prudhomme (ENFP) is the Founder and Director of the Mederi Wellness Center. David brings a unique approach to wellness borne of his life-long quest to understand the mind and body. He has developed an approach to wellness that is powerful, thought-provoking, and well-grounded in the latest research. His contribution is his ability to bring together the latest research from seemingly disparate sources. David expertly integrates the most current research from the sciences of the conscious and subconscious mind, nutrition, philosophy, biology, anthropology, medicine, history, spirituality, brain chemistry, physics, engineering, and Neuro-Linguistic Programming. His varied experiences and studies led him to establish the Mederi Wellness Center, where he has long been successful in helping people “Shift their lives from where they are to where they want to be” using the power of their mind. Every day he helps people make powerful life changes mentally, physically and emotionally. Clients leave the office inspired and energized. Their lives change that very day as they take back control of their thoughts, emotions and behavior. David has studied the mind and body with experts all over the world. He holds certifications as an MBTI® Step I™ and Step II™ Practitioner, Stress Reduction Specialist, Wellness Consultant, Consulting Hypnotist and Diabetes Motivational Coach. He is also a Master Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming. Prior to founding Mederi Wellness, David was a very successful high-end medical technology sales person to cardiologists, electro-physiologists and cancer pathologists, and an investigative reporter for an ABC Affiliate. David is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy with a BS in Engineering and served as a Marine Corp Officer and aviator in Desert Storm. He has an MA in Broadcast Journalism from Boston University.